Secretary reviews arrangements for water supply


Secretary Housing Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Khurram Agha on Monday visited Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) office to review arrangements made for smooth supply of water.
Managing Director WASA Raja Shaukat Mahmood briefed the secretary about arrangements made for monsoon season and said the WASA has completed home work for dredging of Nullah Leh and work would start next week while dredging of Sewerage lines has been kicked off which would be completed in May before the monsoon rains.
He informed the meeting the heavy machinery including Sucker Machines, Jetting Machines, Sewer Cleaning Roding Machines, Dewatering sets and water boozers are in working condition and deployed at four centers of WASA located at Liaquat Bagh, Moti Mahal, Bagh Sardaran and Khyaban-e-Sir Syed.
While six rapid response teams are functional to handle any emergency situation.
He told, more than 70 per cent flood water comes from Islamabad catchment area through four major tributaries in Nullah and 11 Nullahs are also being terminating in Lai Nullah Leh from Rawal City.—APP

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